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Footprints

One night This really bothered him and a man had a dream. He questioned the Lord about it. He dreamed he was walking “Lord, you said that once along the beach with the Lord. I decided to follow you, Across the sky flashed you’d walk with me all the way. scenes from his life. But I have noticed that For each scene, during the most troublesome He noticed two sets of times in my life, Footprints in the sand; there is only one set of One belonging to him, footprints. I don’t understand And the other to the Lord. why when I needed you most You would leave me.” When the last scene of His life flashed before him, The Lord replied, He looked back at “My precious child, The footprints in the sand. I love you and would He noticed that at many times Never leave you. Along the path of his life there During your times of trial and Was only one set of footprints. suffering, when you see only He also noticed that it One set of footprints, Happened at the very lowest it was then that I carried you.” And saddest times in his life. -Mary Stevenson


~ Mary Stevenson ~
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